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Luburic, Ivan; Jolly, Jennifer L. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
Gifted education as a field of research in Australia is relatively young when compared with its North American counterparts. A reflection of how the field of gifted education has developed from 1983 to 2017 in this context allows for observations of previous research and current trends, and how these may influence future directions for the field.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Academically Gifted, Acceleration (Education)
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Ronksley-Pavia, Michelle; Grootenboer, Peter; Pendergast, Donna – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
This study presents an exploration of the lived experiences of eight twice-exceptional children through their own voices. The narratives reveal a meta-narrative of stigma where identified contextual factors related to discrimination, perceptions of difference, and stigmatized views of disability, giftedness, and subsequently twice-exceptionality.…
Descriptors: Gifted Disabled, Experience, Personal Narratives, Social Bias
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Krafchek, Jennifer; Kronborg, Leonie – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2019
The aim of this qualitative study was to investigate the role of academic achievement in the process of stress and coping of academically high-achieving females before the onset of disordered eating. Fourteen academically high-achieving female adults who had developed disordered eating in high school were interviewed, using a semistructured…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Females, Eating Disorders
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Phillipson, Sivanes; Phillipson, Shane N.; Kewalramani, Sarika – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
This article explored the variability of parental educational mind-sets among Australian parents toward the accessible educational and learning capitals that may affect their children's educational achievement. The participants (N = 1,917) responded to the Family Educational and Learning Capitals Questionnaire as well as their ethnic identity.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Cultural Capital, Parent Attitudes
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Three competing models of the career decision-making thought processes of adolescents of high intellectual ability were tested in this study. Survey data were collected from 664 intellectually gifted Australian adolescents and analyzed using structural equation modeling procedures. The finally accepted, optimal model suggested that, regardless of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Gifted, Career Choice
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Walsh, Rosalind; Bowes, Jennifer; Sweller, Naomi – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
Research into the effect of questions asked during storybook reading in preschool settings has rarely investigated questions that elicit higher order thinking. In the current study, Blank et al.'s Four Levels of Abstraction were used to code teacher questions and child responses from 177 individual storybook reading sessions with eight…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Story Reading, Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods
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Phillipson, Shane N.; Phillipson, Sivanes; Francis, Mariko A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
There is a growing recognition that parents play an important role in the academic achievement of their children. This role includes both the interactions they have with their children and the management of resources that can contribute to their children's achievement. To better understand parents' roles, it is important to understand their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Role, Parent Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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Blackburn, Aranzazu M.; Cornish, Linley; Smith, Susen – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
Current research on gifted English language learners (gifted ELLs) is broadly centered on identification issues and investigations of underrepresentation in gifted programs mainly in schools in the United States and referencing predominantly Spanish-speaking students. Australia presents itself as a multicultural nation, yet limited research exists…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Gifted, Global Approach, Literature Reviews
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Ronksley-Pavia, Michelle – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
The literature on twice-exceptionality suggests one of the main problems facing twice-exceptional children is that there is no consensus on the definition of the terms "disability" or "giftedness" and, consequently, the term "twice-exceptional". Endeavoring to define these specific terms loops back on itself to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Disabilities, Comorbidity, Children
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Long, Lye Chan; Barnett, Kerry; Rogers, Karen B. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2015
An exploratory qualitative case study of 10 government secondary schools (Grades 7-12) in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, was conducted to investigate the extent to which the revised NSW gifted and talented policy (2004) has contributed to gifted program quality and scope. Findings from the qualitative analysis of in-depth interview data with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
This study developed and empirically tested two related models of the occupational/career decision-making processes of gifted adolescents using a competing models strategy. The two models that guided the study, which acknowledged cultural orientations, social influences from the family, occupational/career values, and characteristics of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Adolescents, Career Choice
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Jung, Jae Yup – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
This study developed and tested a new model of the cognitive processes associated with occupational/career indecision for gifted adolescents. A survey instrument with rigorous psychometric properties, developed from a number of existing instruments, was administered to a sample of 687 adolescents attending three academically selective high schools…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Occupational Aspiration, Career Choice, Academically Gifted
Gross, Miraca U. M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2006
A 20-year longitudinal study has traced the academic, social, and emotional development of 60 young Australians with IQs of 160 and above. Significant differences have been noted in the young people's educational status and direction, life satisfaction, social relationships, and self-esteem as a function of the degree of academic acceleration…
Descriptors: Gifted, Longitudinal Studies, Acceleration (Education), Social Development
Hodge, Kerry A.; Kemp, Coral R. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2006
Although teacher underestimation of ability can have a detrimental effect on children's achievement and motivation, the accuracy of Australian teachers in identifying intellectual giftedness in young children has not been investigated. This study followed 14 children, identified as potentially gifted while preschoolers, for up to 3 of their early…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Young Children, Longitudinal Studies, Talent Identification